Erik Kuselias

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Erik Kuselias, with John Clayton and Rick Spielman at Super Bowl XL in Detroit, MI

Erik Kuselias is a television and radio host. He is the current co-host of Pro Football Talk on the NBC Sports Network with Mike Florio and a host on NBC Sports Radio. He is the former host of Morning Drive on Golf Channel, NASCAR Now on ESPN2, The SportsBash on ESPN Radio, and "NFL on ESPN Radio" on Sundays during NFL season.

Education and personal life[edit]

Kuselias was raised in Hamden, Connecticut, where he was an all-state baseball player[1] in the same class as Major League Baseball all stars Jeff Bagwell, Brad Ausmus, and Mo Vaughn. He received his undergraduate degree from Brown University. He also attended the University of Michigan Law School and Columbia University, where in 1998 he was admitted into a Ph.D. program. At legal firm Goldblatt, Kuselias & Rashba, P.C., he handled many arbitration cases. Kuselias is a member of Mensa International, a society for people with high IQs.[2]

Kuselias is currently married to Holly Sonders.

Career at ESPN[edit]

SportsBash[edit]

The show began as The Sports Brothers with his brother Chris, who left the show to pursue other opportunities in early 2005 (but still contributed to the show on a somewhat regular basis). Kuselias left the show in January 2007.

NASCAR Now[edit]

Kuselias debuted on the show on February 5, 2007. He was replaced by Nicole Manske for the 2008 NASCAR season.[3]

Return to ESPN Radio[edit]

On February 8, 2009 Kuselias announced (while filling in on The Herd) that The Erik Kuselias Show on ESPN Radio debuted on Saturday, February 17, 2009.

Kuselias also appeared on Mike and Mike in the Morning, as the most frequent substitute for one of the regular hosts, Mike Greenberg or Mike Golic. He was also heard every Friday during the NFL football season for a segment titled "Freaking Fantasy".

ESPN.com[edit]

He also hosted the Emmy-Award Winning web-based show Fantasy Football Now.

Career at Golf Channel[edit]

On January 3, 2011 Kuselias began co-hosting Morning Drive on Golf Channel.[4] He also appeared on CNBC, as a studio host during CNBC's coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. In May 2012, it was announced that Kuselias had left Morning Drive to move to Golf Channel's parent company, NBC Sports.[5]

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